Complete Program Summary
for the week of January 2, 2023
The Queerest News of 2022 (Part 2)
Program #1,814 distributed 01/02/23
Hosted this week By Greg Gordon and produced with Lucia Chappelle
(NewsWrap returns next week!)
Feature: In Part 2 of This Way Out’s review of some of the queerest news of 2022, LGBTQ rights were debated in the U.S. Supreme Court and in Congress, results of national elections in Australia and midterm elections in the U.S. each cheered queers, the FIFA World Cup in Qatar was a perilous experience for sexual and gender minorities and their supporters, Israel and New Zealand led increasing national bans on “conversion therapy” that falsely claims to turn queer people straight, Christian fundamentalists fueled censorship of LGBTQ-supportive books across the U.S., Australia’s Citipointe Christian College provided an example of religious bigotry masquerading as “religious liberty” on school campuses, and trans actress MJ Rodriguez made Golden Globes history (reported by MICHAEL TAYLOR-GRAY, LUCIA CHAPPELLE, CHRISTOPHER MARTINEZ/Pacifica Radio, and SARAH MONTAGUE; with a :35 Donor Thanks/E-Newsletter Promo at about 13:44 into the program; and with music by OSCAR BRAND; GARRY ENTROPY, NICK AFOA; BETWEEN THE LIONS, THE MONOTONES; THE KINGDOM CHOIR; and MAC QUAYLE). .
Feature: Promo for next week’s concluding Queerest News of 2022.
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